When it comes to good mystery thrillers that fly under the radar, one of the first that always comes to my mind is Red Eye. I have to tell you, before I watched it, I had a sinking feeling I wasn’t going to be impressed. I just figured it would be one of those run-of-the-mill attempts at a suspense film that feels superficial and one one-dimensional. But guess what . . . I own a copy. I don’t spend money on a film that I don’t intend to watch more than once, and I’ve watched Red Eye quite a few times.
Have you heard this one before? Only a million times, I’m sure. But throw mazes, snakes, and American pride into the equation, and we’re working with another level entirely.
The phrase “Worldviews have consequences” has become something of a mantra for Christian apologists, but perhaps Alfred Hitchcock understood that principle better than most Christians.
Laura Ruby’s novel Bone Gap is a compelling and thrilling portrait of Midwestern America, and a fascinating mixture of mystery and magical realism. But even more to the point, it has very real characters that portray very real truths about beauty, love, and desire.
Rarely has there been a movie director as loved, hated, then loved again as the eminent M. Night Shyamalan.
It all started with a man at sea, and the two bullets in his back.
The wait is finally over. Jason Bourne has returned to the big screen for the first time since 2007. The Bourne Legacy may have been the most recent film in the series, but for many it left something to be desired. Perhaps it was Jason Bourne himself. Much to fans’ excitement, Bourne is back for a new chapter of his own. There’s no shortage of action and thrills in his latest outing, but does Jason Bourne give us anything new?